Bundala national park is located in the southern Province of Sri Lanka and is renowned for its migratory water bird varieties during the winter season. This national park spans almost 3,698 hectares and it is in the low country dry zone of Sri Lanka.
Bundala became the first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka and also the national park was designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO and it has been reputed as an Important Bird Area in the Sri Lankan wetlands.
This park is known for its Water birds of which half are migratory with the highlight being the greater flamingo and others like the Waterfowl, the Indian cormorant, the grey heron, the Eurasian coot, the painted stork, the Eurasian spoonbill and the little cormorant.
Even though it is famous for its water birds, it also has a pretty wide variety of animals of about 32 species of fish, 15 species of amphibians, 48 species of reptiles, 197 species of birds and 32 species of mammals and 52 species of butterflies.
If you’re planning on water bird watching, the best months of the year are December and April when The monsoon winds die down, leaving the weather sunny, hot and dry. At Rapid holidays, we can assist you in planning your trip from start to finish so you can enjoy the flora and fauna of Bundala. Because at Rapid Holidays, we care.